Category: Orthotropics

Can Orthotropics Help Your Child Stop Teeth-Grinding?

Grinding your teeth isn’t always a telltale sign of trouble. In fact, most people do it on occasion, and if your child’s teeth are healthy, then the occasional grinding may not affect them much. However, when children grind their teeth constantly, it may be a sign of a condition known as bruxism. Besides chronic teeth-grinding,… Read more »

How Orthotropics Minimizes Kids’ Risks of Sleep Apnea

The technology has allowed us to understand about oral health, the better we’ve been able to detect, analyze, and address issues that used to be undiagnosable. For example, orthotropics is the comprehensive examination, study, diagnosis, and treatment of issues involving the growth and alignment of your child’s oral and facial structures. At our office, we… Read more »

A Few Important Things to Know About Orthotropics

Does your child seem snore or seem to have trouble sleeping? Do they feel exhausted during the day, get moody often, or seem to have behavioral issues at home and/or school? There are many different, wide-ranging consequences of conditions that affect your child’s sleep. For example, if your child has trouble breathing while they sleep,… Read more »

What Can My Child Expect from Orthotropic Treatment?

Not every child experiences issues with their oral and facial development, but for those that do, orthotropic treatment is often the most effective and comprehensive way to address it. Orthotropics is the study and treatment of conditions that affect the proper growth and development of these structures, and treatment involves the use of various aligners… Read more »

The Important Concepts Behind Orthotropics

The goal of early children’s dental care is to help your child learn the foundations of good oral hygiene and the importance of regular dental care. That importance includes promoting and ensuring the healthy, proper development of your child’s oral health features and the facial structures that are interconnected with them. At our Livonia, MI,… Read more »

Could Orthotropics Lower Your Child’s Risks of Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep breathing disorder that some people don’t realize they have. Yet, whether they realize it or not, it can have a seriously negative impact on their overall health and quality of life. In some cases, the underlying causes that lead to sleep apnea can be detected in early childhood, such… Read more »

Answers to Common Questions About Orthotropics

You know that your child’s oral health is largely impacted on the level of care they receive in their early years. However, did you know that early oral health care can help prevent more than just tooth decay or problems with misaligned teeth? Orthotropic treatment is the process of helping children develop properly aligned and… Read more »

The Difference Between Orthodontic and Orthotropic Care

When most people think about dental misalignment, the first thing that comes to mind is crooked teeth. Therefore, orthodontic treatment often seems like the most reasonable treatment for any dental misalignment. However, the truth is that not all forms of dental misalignment are the same. Even if the most notable problem seems to be a… Read more »

When’s a Good Time to Ask About Orthotropics?

Sometimes, the need for orthotropic treatment can be more obvious than at other times. For example, depending on the severity of your child’s oral and/or facial misalignment, it can visibly affect their smile and facial features, the way their bite functions, and more. Or, the misalignment may not be immediately noticeable until a comprehensive examination… Read more »

3 Ways Orthotropics Can Benefit Your Child

Children’s oral health care can sometimes be more challenging than routine adult care. On top of helping children maintain excellent dental health, it also involves helping ensure that they’re oral and facial structures develop correctly and in proper alignment. At our Livonia, MI, dental office, we offer custom orthotropics that help comfortably and successfully promote… Read more »